truth and reconciliation

by debbie tucker green

March 12 - April 16, 2017

sideshow theatre company


scenic designer Yu Shibagaki
costume designer Noël Huntzinger

lighting designer Jared Gooding

sound designer Michael Huey


"Critic's Pick! Impressive and indelible... A reminder of how badly we need the Chicago theater to help with our problems in Chicago."

Chicago Tribune

60 minutes. 30 years. 22 actors. 5 countries. 1 stage.
South Africa, Northern Ireland, Rwanda, Bosnia and Zimbabwe. Five devastating conflicts, thirty years, one room and one burning question: can reconciliation be found when the reluctant truth is finally spoken? Twenty-two actors bring debbie tucker green's sixty-minute unblinking exploration of loss to life. Stories from across the world weave together in a search for justice, as victims and perpetrators alike struggle for meaning in the aftermath of crime.

Nominated for 2017 Joseph Jefferson Award for direction and ensemble